Gorse Cottage

In the heart of the New Forest
5 Star Self Catering Gold Award TripAdvisor 5 Stars

Access Statement For Gorse Cottage

Introduction

Our self-catering cottage is a 2 floor property. We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this statement, if you have any queries please do call. We look forward to welcoming you.

Pre-Arrival

  • We have a basic website

  • Bookings/enquiries can be made via email, fax or phone

  • The nearest bus stop in the town is ½ mile from the cottage

  • The nearest train station (The Town) is 0.5 miles away; there are accessible taxi’s at that station

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

  • There is parking next to the cottage

  • The parking is levelled paved, flat and even

  • There is no street parking

  • The entrance at the front has no steps, but has a small ledge (door hinged on the right).

  • Parking is 2 metres from the entrance

Main Entrance, Reception

  • The door is 86cm wide and key hole lock is 80cm high

Public Areas – Hall, Stairs, Landing, Corridors etc.

  • Décor is magnolia, laminate wood flooring

  • 2 Smoke Alarms are fitted in the living room and 1 in the hallway

  • Stairs are 62 cm wide (narrow for some people) and carpeted

  • Upstairs landing carpetted

Public Areas – Sitting Room, Conservatory, Lobbies etc.

  • The lounge connects to bedroom 3, 4, 5 the main bathroom and the kitchen

  • Rectangular Table, legs on each corner. 65cm from floor to lowest point of table (under space). 1.8 metres long, 1.2 metres wide and 65cm high

  • Free space between table and walls is at least 80cm all around

  • Chairs (moveable) 2 chairs with padded seat and no arms in the conservatory. There is a further desk chair in the bedroom if needed with arms

  • Flooring is laminate flooring throughout

  • Furniture is moveable and all is non feather

  • One large L shaped sofa (sits 7) a pouf and one easy chairs provided, armed

  • Freeview and Sky TV provided with remote control (also available are DVD, iPod docking station, CD/radio player)

Laundry

  • There is no separate laundry but there is a standard size washer dryer, which is front loading provided in the kitchen.

Outdoor Facilities

  • Fenced in garden with bicycle shed and storage shed for cushions for garden furniture

  • Table and chairs for summer eating

Bedrooms & Sleeping Areas

Bedroom 1

  • Door width 85cm

  • Double bed provided width 5ft

  • Bed height 48cm floor to top of mattress

  • Non feather duvets and pillows provided

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton

  • Largest transfer space available to left or right of bed is 1 metre

  • Largest free space clear of doors and furniture is 120cm by 190

  • En-suite shower room with toilet & large hand basin and under floor heated tiles

Bedroom 2

  • Door width 85cm

  • 2 single beds provided width 3ft 6 in or zip bed into double

  • Bed height 50cm floor to top of mattress

  • Non feather duvets and pillows provided

  • Sheets, duvets covers and pillow cases are cotton

  • Largest transfer space available to left or right of bed is 1.5 metres

  • Largest free space clear of doors and furniture is 120cm by 190cm

Bedroom 3

  • Door width 85cm

  • Double bed provided width 5ft

  • Bed height 46cm floor to top of mattress

  • Non feather duvets and pillows provided

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton

  • Largest transfer space available to left or right of bed is 1 metre

  • Largest free space clear of doors and furniture is 120cm by 140

  • En-suite shower room with walk-in shower, towel rail warmer, hand basin, toilet and under floor heated tiles

Bedroom 4

  • Door width 85cm

  • Double bed provided width 5ft

  • Bed height 46cm floor to top of mattress

  • Non feather duvets and pillows provided

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton

  • Largest transfer space available to left or right of bed is 1 metre

  • Largest free space clear of doors and furniture is 100cm by 100

  • En-suite shower room with shower, toilet, hand basin and under floor heated tiles

Bedroom 5

  • Door width 85cm

  • Two single beds provided width 3ft for both

  • Bed heights 48cm floor to top of mattress

  • Non feather duvets and pillows provided

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton

  • Largest transfer space available to left or right of bed is 1 metre

  • Largest free space clear of doors and furniture is 80cm by 150

Bathroom

  • Door width is 85cm

  • Bath with flexible shower over

  • Bath height is 47cm

  • Free space in bathroom (free of doors and furniture) is 1.5 by 1.2 metres

  • Toilet seat height is 45cm

  • No available space to the left or right of toilet

  • Flooring is tiled

  • Room may be big enough for a disabled person

  • hand basin and under floor heated tiles

Self-Catering Kitchen

  • Kitchen leading to living room, through to conservatory, door from corridor to living space is 79cm

  • Worktop height is 90cm

  • Oven door is drop down, height of lowest shelf is 1.12 metres, can be accessed from the side

  • Sink is 88cm high with cupboards underneath

  • Hob is 90cm high and gas

  • Flooring is laminate flooring

  • At least 89cm free space between all furniture and worktops

  • Evenly lit kitchen with spotlights above work surfaces where required

  • Good contrast between floor, cupboards and other surfaces

  • fridge freezer in larder, highest shelf in fridge is 130cm

Grounds & Gardens

  • Large garden front and back. Gated and fully fenced in for dogs and small children

Additional Information

Information folder is produced in size 12 font

Good mobile phone reception

The Cottage is no smoking

Pets & service dogs are welcome – please inform us on booking

Free WiFi is available

Address:

Gorse Cottage

Balmer Lawn Road

Brockenhurst

Hants

SO42 7TT

Telephone: 01590 622031

Email: info@gorsecottage.co.uk

Website: www.gorsecottage.co.uk

Future Plans

  • No immediate plans for any significant changes to the property

Contact Telephone and Email Address

We welcome your feedback to help us continually improve. If you have any comments please phone 01582 318104 or email info@gorsecottage.co.uk